Posts tagged "music"

Album Drop: This Week’s Albums, From The Fiery Furnaces to Mark McGrath

It’s new release Tuesday, so it’s time to take the latest tunes for a spin. Forget Jordin Sparks and Demi Lovato’s new top 40 hits. This week is all about…

Simcha | July 21, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Le Tigre + Christina Aguilera = OK, Whatever

Pitchfork says the kick-ass electro-punk group, Le Tigre, is working on music with Christina Aguilera of all people. Presumably they’re doing music for X-tina’s new album, since JD Samson recently…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2009 - 5:30 pm

“Poker Face” Gets The Orchestral Treatment

We’ve always thought Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” was a masterpiece, and it’s even more of one when performed by an orchestra. After the jump, two more pop songs…

Catherine Strawn | June 25, 2009 - 10:15 am

NBC Hints At Obama’s Cool-Factor With Music Selection For “Inside The Obama White House”

Last night, part one of “Inside the Obama White House” aired on NBC with the dreamy Brian Williams hosting. The behind-the-scenes look at a day at the White House makes…

Catherine Strawn | June 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Concert Tickets, Without A Zillion Fees

I hate when I buy concert tickets and the price of the ticket is practically doubled by excessive charges and fees. Well, tomorrow—that’s June 3rd, people—I’ll be able to dry…

Justine Fields | June 2, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Get Your Rocks Off: The Perfect Summer Playlist

I’ve finally got a base tan, which is how I know summer is almost here. To celebrate, I’ve put together a kick ass summer playlist of old and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Rihanna Is Kanye’s New Candy Girl

Rihanna stars in Kanye West’s video for “Paranoid.” Why is she appearing in a music video for a song she doesn’t even sing on? We have a few…

Catherine Strawn | May 28, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Beyonce’s “Ego” Video: Boring!

We get it, Beyonce, Sasha Fierce is great at dancing. Now can we have an exciting video, please? I’m rather disappointed by the crop of videos Beyonce is…

Annika Harris | May 27, 2009 - 6:45 pm

Senator Feingold Loves Wilco And Four Other Rockin’ Politicians

Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold loves cheese, and he has great taste in music. In fact, the politico posts videos featuring the bands he loves in “Fein-tunes.” This month, he sang…

Simcha | May 24, 2009 - 11:00 am

Who Is The Silly Boy Rihanna And Lady Gaga Are Singing About?

Rihanna and Lady Gaga have paired up for a new song: “Silly Boy,” Do you think the lyrics could be about any particular silly boy?

Cause you had a…

Catherine Strawn | May 12, 2009 - 3:15 pm

What’s With Guys Wanting Women Who Don’t Speak?

This morning, I flew back to New York and caught up on my pop music by listening to the Top 20on20 on XM radio, the one perk Airtran provides. Most…

Catherine Strawn | May 4, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Maxwell’s “Pretty Wings” Video

The sultry R&B crooner isn’t extinct. Download Urban Hang Suite. He oozes sex and shows off his vocals.

Annika Harris | April 30, 2009 - 10:00 am

Shut Up And Watch Katy Perry’s “Waking Up In Vegas” Video

The title of this song says it all. High-stakes gambling, luxury hotel rooms, sparkly clothes, and bright lights abound in this Sin City dream featuring a wide-eyed Katy…

Annika Harris | April 28, 2009 - 6:15 pm

Coachella: Where We Wish We’d Been This Weekend

For the past 10 years, the Coachella Music Festival has brought hundreds of thousands of panting people to Indio, CA to shake their moneymakers. [NY Times]. So, put…

Deborah Stein | April 20, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Mandy Moore’s A Heartbreaker (And A Ball-Buster)

Mandy Moore is a whole new woman these days. Not only is she a newlywed (her husband is musician Ryan Adams), but she has an album coming out…

Catherine Strawn | April 20, 2009 - 6:15 pm

Crave: Metric’s Fantasies

Dream girl/rocker Emily Haines, and her electronic indie rock outfit Metric have just released their new record, Fantasies. But all those things she imagined are now, four records later, more…

Simcha | April 14, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Crave: Jenny Owen Youngs’ “Led To The Sea”

We don’t develop girl crushes on many women. In fact, we’re kind of picky about who gets our admiration, because not many possess smarts, looks, spunk, and silliness in one…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Eminem’s “We Made You” Video

Eminem’s “We Made You” video pokes fun at celebrities who have made headlines over the past couple years — Bret Michaels for his skanky love search, Jessica Simpson…

Annika Harris | April 8, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Mind Of Man: Now Playing — Crappy Love Songs

I just can’t emotionally or physically connect with a woman unless there is some kind of terrible music playing.

When it comes to love and romance, timing is…

John DeVore | March 25, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Crave: Pearl Jam’s “Ten” Collector’s Edition

Chances are, if you’re between the ages of 25-40, you owned Pearl Jam’s debut album Ten as a teenager or twentysomething. The album was released 18 years ago and to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 24, 2009 - 5:00 pm
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